Nigerian man paints busy Lagos street, many commend his artwork

Nigerian man paints busy Lagos street, many commend his artwork

- A Nigerian fine artist has generated massive reactions on social media with his cityscape painting

- Many tried to guess the right setting of his work as people named different bus stops in Lagos state

- The man said that he set the painting in Mushin but made it look a bit different by changing the mood

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A young Nigerian artiste with the Twitter handle @OgbeniJaykay has shared the amazing paintwork he made in 2021.

The Nigerian man in a tweet on Saturday, January 9, shared different shots of the cityscape he made that reflects a typical Lagos street.

A tricycle (keke), some danfos, and pedestrians could be seen at a place that looks like a T junction.

When a tweep pointed out that the place is on Lagos island, the Nigerian artiste disagreed by saying the painting is set in Mushin Olosha.

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Below are some of the reactions to the photos:

Legit.ng compiled some of the reaction to the art below:

@Ausbones said:

"This is good. I love it."

@solarville2 said:

"This should be around the area in Mushin where they sell curtains."

@scoffy2606 said:

"You mean non of those buses get Pasuma or Olamide picture on them? Lovely work bro."
Nigerian man paints busy Lagos street, many commend his artwork
The man said he added a bit of mood different from the real Mushin setting. Photo source: @OgbeniJaykay
Source: Twitter

@Mc_Whales said:

"This is a masterpiece!!! Na paintings like this we suppose buy, hide and sell for millions later on."

@paulina_luke said:

"This evoked such strong emotion in me and I don’t even know why. I could literally hear rain and that made me tear up IM FINE."

@kobiechie1 asked:

"This is beautiful.. I wish I can afford it. How much is this?"

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young Nigerian artist, Fredrick Omoniyi, had a big reason to celebrate after Music Boss Don Jazzy bought his artwork for N300,000.

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It should be noted that the man had earlier hoped to sell his pencil drawing on his birthday many weeks ago.

In a Twitter post, he lamented not being able to sell the piece as he tagged Don Jazzy to it, asking if he would buy it.

Hours after, the music producer slid into his DM and asked how much. When Fredrick said N200,000, Don Jazzy added another N100,000 and paid.

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